Category Archives: medical

Sugardine, a Great Homemade Antiseptic

I try to put up a new post every day, but occasionally there are posts that I think are important enough to be repeated. This post on sugardine is a good example.  It is something that everyone should know and … Continue reading

Read More...
Posted in medical | Tagged , | 4 Comments

Medical Preparations for TEOTWAWKI or a Major Disaster

Let’s assume a few things about a major disaster or TEOTWAWKI.  It will be darker, (no lights), colder, hotter, wetter, drier, and dirtier.  The world will not be as safe. There will be less clean water, less food, more danger, … Continue reading

Read More...
Posted in medical | Tagged | Leave a comment

SAM Splints Belong in Your First Aid Kit.

Everybody needs a good set of splints in their first aid kit.  While there are many ways to improvise splints, it always saves time if you have one ready to use.  My first aid kit contains several of the SAM … Continue reading

Read More...
Posted in medical | Tagged | 2 Comments

Sanitary Napkins, Tampons and Diapers Are They Good Blood Stoppers?

This post was sent to me by a friend.  For many years, I have been told that sanitary pads, diapers and tampons worked well as wound dressing.  This article disagrees and says that they should not be used on a … Continue reading

Read More...
Posted in medical | Tagged , | 10 Comments

Insect Repellants Like Permethrin for Preppers

Every year about this time, the ticks start to come out near where I live.  The deer ticks are fairly common and carry lime disease which can be quite nasty.  We are also starting to see mosquitoes that carry the … Continue reading

Read More...
Posted in medical | Tagged | 3 Comments

A Family of Eight Died from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning.

Today I saw where a family of eight died because of what is believed to be carbon monoxide poisoning.  They had had the electricity turned off and were running a generator in the kitchen.  Now I know some people will … Continue reading

Read More...
Posted in medical | Tagged | 4 Comments

Alternative Medicines, Do They Work?

Every now and then alternative medicines are mentioned on my blog and there is a debate about whether or not they work, etc.  Me I am a skeptic on many things, but I do believe that there is some validity … Continue reading

Read More...
Posted in medical | Tagged | 2 Comments

Emergency Dentistry and the Adventure Medical Dental Medic Kit

As all of you know who have had toothaches, the pain can be miserable.  It doesn’t matter whether it is caused by an infection, a lost filling, or fractured tooth. Untreated dental infections can kill you.  Only 200 years ago, … Continue reading

Read More...
Posted in medical | Tagged | 1 Comment

Celiac Disease and the Problems of Food Storage

While I was in Utah last week, I spent some time talking to a friend who is suffering from celiac disease and as such, they are allergic to gluten.  For some reason this is a condition that seems to be … Continue reading

Read More...
Posted in food storage, medical | Tagged | 4 Comments

Medical Supplies and Information, You Should Have.

The following is some medical information that I recently received in an email from one of our readers.  This is some good information on pain medications and other medical supplies; I spent a bit of time checking this out and … Continue reading

Read More...
Posted in medical | Tagged | 1 Comment